Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) is considered the preeminent genome science and technology conference where top global researchers, leaders, and innovators meet to announce new discoveries and cutting-edge breakthroughs and to collaborate. As a recognized cornerstone for the genomics research community, AGBT provides an outstanding forum for exchanging information about the latest advances in DNA sequencing technologies, experimental and analytical approaches for genomic studies, and their myriad applications. The meeting format includes daytime plenary sessions that feature invited speakers and abstract-selected talks that highlight cutting-edge research across the broad landscape of genomics. The evening concurrent session includes experimental and computational approaches for effectively utilizing the latest DNA sequencing technologies.

Join Illumina in the Illumina Lounge 214, to see and demo the NovaSeq X and NextSeq 1000/2000, attend our Spotlight Talks, and speak to Illumina specialists.

Schedule of Illumina events
Tuesday, February 7

8 AM – 9 AM (ET)
Spotlight Talk: NovaSeq X series — This is the genome era
Location: Illumina Lounge 214

Kim Busiek

Kim Busiek, PhD
Associate Director, Product Management

Wednesday, February 8

8 AM – 9 AM (ET)
Spotlight Talk: Advancements in whole genome sequencing
Location: Illumina Lounge 214

Mike Lelivelt

Mike Lelivelt, PhD
VP Product Management, Software & Informatics

Andrew Shaver

Andrew Shaver
Sr. Manager, Product Management

12 PM – 1 PM (ET)
Workshop: NovaSeq X and innovations across the Illumina portfolio
Location: Great Hall 4–6

Niall Lennon

Niall Lennon, PhD
Senior Director of Translational Genomics and Institute Scientist
The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Alex Aravanis

Alex Aravanis, PhD
Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice President, Head of Research and Product Development

Fiona Nohilly

Moderator: Fiona Nohilly
Sr Manager, Product Marketing

Thursday, February 9

8 AM – 9 AM (ET)
Spotlight Talk: NextSeq 1000 and 2000 Product updates and key applications
Location: Illumina Lounge 214

Sam Hester

Sam Hester
Sr. Product Marketing Manager


Date & Time
6 Feb 2023 – 9 Feb 2023
Hollywood, Florida
United States
Instruments, Sequencing Reagents and Flow Cells, Software and Informatics